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Sports briefs

Top prep football teams to play at MSU this weekend

STARKVILLE — The New Hope Fall Jamboree, featuring match-ups between some of the premier high school football programs in the state of Mississippi, will be held this Friday and Saturday … Read more

Woods recognized at 44th Annual MAC Coaches Hall of Fame

The 44th Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Banquet sponsored by BankPlus was held on Friday, June 24, 2016, in Jackson off County Line Road and I-55 North. Upon the induction of the Class of … Read more

Hollenhead honored

Itawamba Community College freshmen Alex Brown and Mamie Hollenhead were honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) when they were selected as 2016 All-Americans, as announced Friday by the NFCA office.

Brown (Pontotoc) was named a First Team All-American, … Read more

Hollenhead named to NFCA All-Region South team

From Adam Gore/

FULTON, MS – Freshmen Alex Brown and Mamie Hollenhead have been named to the 2016 National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s (NFCA) All-South Region first team.

Brown (Pontotoc) finished the season with a .438 batting average, 45 RBI, 16 … Read more

Wilson picks up second MVP award for the month

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

May was a month to remember for Jack Wilson.

The recent East Webster High School graduate closed out his prep athletic career by winning his second all-star game Most Valuable Player award in two … Read more

Bulldogs clinch SEC Baseball championship on final day of season

Call them champions.

When the dust finally settled on the final day of the regular season in the nation’s best conference, the fourth-ranked Mississippi State baseball team found itself on top.

MSU won the school’s 11th Southeastern Conference regular-season championship … Read more

Wilson ends athletic career with a bang at all-star game

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

If Jack Wilson never runs with a football in a game again, he’ll be okay with that. If the call on his life comes to fruition, the former East Webster High School standout plans … Read more

JCJC Lady Bobcats finish second in NJCAA softball tourney

From school reports

CLINTON – The Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats had to win three games on Saturday in order to claim a national championship.

They ended up winning two.

JCJC defeated Kankakee Community College (Illinois) 9-6 and LSU-Eunice … Read more

EWHS, Eupora athletes help West win all-star football contest

From special Reports

BOONEVILLE — The West evened the series in the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association (NEMFCA) All-Star Game with a 31-0 decision over the East during the fourth edition of this event.

The contest was held on the … Read more

Wrestling “Super” event set for Louisville

Mayhem in the Magnolia State comes to Louisville Coliseum n Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. It will be the pro wrestling event of the year for the state of Mississippi.

The wrestling extravaganza is a benefit for the legendary … Read more